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A ‘Hocus Pocus’ Musical May Soon Run Amok on Broadway

When the black flame candle is lit, it burns at both ends. Much like a highly anticipated sequel to Disney’s Halloween classic. Hocus Pocus begins broadcasting, plans for a Broadway musical are underway, producer david kirschner he said in a recent interview.

“This started before COVID, but now it seems that it has come back and they are building a Broadway version of Hocus Pocus”, he told Broadway Podcast Network the art of kindness. “I just want to pinch myself, and I’m scared that I’m 9 years old and I’m going to be on a Little League field again. But it’s so wonderful to just step back and look at all of this.” Kirschner couldn’t reveal any casting details or timeline just yet, but he joked, “I think you’ll be very pleased.”

Bette Midler, Sarah Jessica ParkerY kathy najimy—who play the Sanderson sisters in both 1993 Hocus Pocus and his new following, have ties to the Broadway community. Midler won a Tony Award for 2017 Hello Dolly!while Parker starred last season Square Suite revival with her husband Matthew Broderickand Najimy appeared in the 2000s dirty blonde.

kenny ortegadirector of the original film, as well as musical films turned into stage shows news Y high school musical, is on board. “I would love to do Hocus Pocus on Broadway, and maybe Thomas Schumacherthe president of the Disney Theatrical Group, he would call me and we could talk about it,” he said. Forbes in 2020, adding: “I think a Hocus Pocus musical would be a lot of fun, really a lot of fun.”

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